This article applies to Portal
To turn off the camera or microphone, slide the switch on top of Portal’s frame all the way to the left. A red light lets you know the camera and microphone are both off.
To turn off just the camera, slide the switch on top of Portal’s frame into the middle position. You will see a shutter covering the camera’s lens when you’ve turned the camera off.
To turn the camera and microphone off on your Portal, press the circle button on top of your device. A red light on the front of your Portal will indicate when the microphone and camera are turned off.
You can also use the included camera cover to block your Portal camera when you're not using the camera.
Over the next few months we are updating how your Portal’s home screen looks. Learn more about the new home screen.
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“Hey Portal” voice command availability varies. Learn more. Screen images simulated. User experience may vary. Requires wireless internet connection and Facebook or WhatsApp account. WhatsApp is not available on tablets. Features, functionality, and content vary and may not be available on all Portal models or in all areas and languages. Some features may require a Facebook account and downloading the Portal mobile app. Additional account registration, terms and fees may apply.
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